14 August :Prakriti, the environment society & NSS wing of the Government college for Girls-11, organized a tree plantration drive in the college today. medicinal and social forestry saplings were planted by the students and members of the faculty on this occasion.
The saplings planted include Saraca indica (Ashok) , Azadirachta indica (Neem), Alstonia scholaris,Cassia fistula(Amaltas), Dalbergia sisso (Shisham), Lagerstroemia spp.,Phyllanthus imblica (Amla), Terminalia arjuna (Arjun), Terminalia chebula (Harad), Terminalia belerica (Bahera), Thevetia nerifolia (Yellow Oleander),Zizyphus jujuba,
Sh.Ishwar Singh, Conservator Forest &Chief Wildlife Warden cum Director Environment inaugurated the drive & stressed on pollution free environment .Ms Promila Kaushal, Principal of the college, also planted the sapling and made the students aware about the effects of deforestation in the form of global warming of the atmosphere. The plants are sponsored by the Forest department, Chandigarh